Community Radio Station

We provide technical support and management support services for setting up Community Radio stations in India. We are the only organization in Bihar –Jharkhand who work of the setting up community radio stations from application filling to establishment of CRS. We are currently supporting 18 CRS funded by Bihar Mahadalit Vikas Mission, Dept. of SC & ST Welfare, and Government of Bihar.

Beneficiaries Identification for Special Component Program:

Under Department of SC & ST Welfare, Govt. of Bihar, We have been selected as lead agency for beneficiary selection for Special component program of identifying beneficiaries SC& ST community. We are identifying unemployed skilled/unskilled persons from the community with focus on Women to start means of livelihood for them &their family. 10,000.00 Rs. will be grant component by Govt. of Bihar and rest 10,000.00 Rs will be the loan amount. Loan part will be in the form of monthly repayment of about 300.00-350.00 Rs. Per Month directly to the bank. ( As per latest norms of Govt. it May change as per Govt. of India).

अनुसूचित जाति एवं जनजाति कल्याण विभाग, बिहार सरकार

की पहल से राज्य के अकुशल बेरोज़गार अनुसूचित जाति एवं जनजाति के व्यक्तियों के जीविकोपार्जन तथा उनके सम्मानजनक रोज़गार वृद्धि के लिए विशेष केन्द्रीय सहायता योजना के अंतर्गत ऋण – सह – अनुदान योजना

Community Radio Station in East Champaran


State Highway 74, Nawada, Govindganj, Landmark: Behind House of Sri Yugal Kishor Choubey, East Champaran , Bihar 845419

Geo -Coordinates: 26.49969030823484 N , 84.65274552386336 E

Language : Bhojpuri

Process involved:
In selecting location of CRS we have taken population of Mahadalit, Cultural Diversity and Lingual uniformity into account. We have also considered availability of hassle/litigation free space for tower and studio either the ownership of the located place with CRS Agency or on long term lease/rent agreement. Survey outcomes also been incorporated while finalizing the location. We have also tried to balance listener’s opinion over need of establishment of CRS and expected impacts in their life.

About the coverage area:
In East Champaran, The most diverse cultural area with highly densed population of Mahadalit is Areraj Block. It has mostly Mushahar, Dhangar, Nut, Dome, Dhobi, Pasi, and Chamar under Mahadalit community. Location is from 34 KM from Motihari Main Town and developing with good pace. People here are artistic, spiritual and with rich heritage of folk and with sound culture. Area is green and posses few historical signs of religions like Chandisthan Temple: Related to mythological Goddess Sita , Buddhism Ashoka Pillar and Kesariya Stoop and also ancient Sri Someswar Nath Mahadev Temple. East Champaran is also birth place of Noble Laureate George Orwell. So international, religion based agencies and spiritual agencies are very much willing to support new initiatives and sustainability factor of CRS will be high. Virha, Chakwa, Netuwa folk are the famous folk in the coverage area.

Total Mahadalit Population in East Champaran is 344955 with 53175 Mushahar, Nut 2000, Dhobi 47792, Pasi 9612, Chamar 215386,Hari,Mehtar,Bhangi 4547, Dom & Dhangad 12257. Other than this East Champaran district have Turi, Halghor and Dabgar are also residing in the vicinity of East Champaran. 95% of Surveyed people supported establishment of CRS in the locality.


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